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ˈkɔr tɪ kəlcor·ti·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cortical(adj)

    of or relating to a cortex


  1. cortical(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain.

  2. cortical(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the cortex of a stem or rootu2014the tissue that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior to the vascular tissue.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cortical(adj)

    belonging to, or consisting of, bark or rind; resembling bark or rind; external; outer; superficial; as, the cortical substance of the kidney

    Etymology: [L. cortex bark: cf. F. cortical.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cortical in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cortical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cortical in a Sentence

  1. Abidemi Bolu Ajiboye:

    We had him watch the virtual arm move, he attempted to move his arm in the same way, and that elicited some patterns of cortical activity -- some patterns of electrical neural activity.

  2. Seth Norrholm:

    That goes through your higher cortical center in you brain. The high road says 'I've seen this kind of snake before, and I don't have to worry'.

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